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beau·coup(bō′ko͞o′, bo͞o′-, bō-ko͞o′) also boo·coo or boo·koo (bo͞o′-)Informal
Many; much: beaucoup money.
n. pl. beau·coups also beau·coos or boo·koos
An abundance; a lot.
In abundance; galore: I like that beaucoup.
[French : beau, bel, fine, handsome; see beau + coup, stroke; see coup.]
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a large amount, an abundance
greatly, in abundance
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1. very much; very many: He had beaucoup money.
2. large; significant: a beaucoup building project.
[1915–20; < French]
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